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Scholle IPN Announces Sales and Marketing Agreement With ALLIEDFLEX Technologies, Inc.
05.19.2020

Scholle IPN, a leading global supplier of flexible packaging solutions, announced that they have entered into an agreement with packaging machinery providers, ALLIEDFLEX, to market and sell Scholle IPN filling equipment for bag-in-box and aseptic...

Packaging Heroes Come to the Fore as Industry Responds to Coronavirus Crisis
05.19.2020

These are the strangest of times, said Jan De Roeck, Esko Marketing Director, Industry Relations and Strategy. With the continuation of the global food, hygiene and pharmaceutical packaging supply chains being so crucial to society,...

Michelle Zeller Promoted to President of AWT
05.19.2020

AWT Labels & Packaging is pleased to announce Michelle Zeller has been promoted to President of AWT. She will also retain her CFO role. Zeller has been instrumental in the significant growth and success of...

FPA Sends Letter to Department of Commerce Concerning Section 232 Aluminum Tariffs
05.19.2020

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA), which is the voice of U.S. manufacturers of flexible packaging and their suppliers, is troubled by the recent additional Department of Commerce activities concerning the Section 232 aluminum tariffs, particularly...

Arrow Electronics Announces William F. Austen as a New Director to Its Board
05.15.2020

Arrow Electronics, Inc. announced that William F. Austen, retired president, chief executive officer, and director of Bemis Company, Inc., has been elected to the company's board of directors. The election of Mr. Austen leaves the...

Huge Success for the Virtual EskoWorld Event
05.15.2020

The first Virtual EskoWorld has been a huge success, with more than 3,500 delegates from across the print and packaging industry and all around the world taking part in a program of webinars and discussion...

CTI Invents Thermochromic Inks Free of Bisphenol A, F and S in Response to Pharmaceutical Demand
05.13.2020

As the world's supply chain for pharmaceutical drugs comes under increasing scrutiny for safety and quality, Chromatic Technologies Inc. (CTI) has introduced printable thermochromic technology that is free of Bisphenol A, F and S. The...

Durst Extends Label Support in North America
05.13.2020

During the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, Durst North America continues to add resources to support the growing base of Tau products in the market. Tim Saur, CEO and managing director of Durst North America, states, “Durst...

Mepco Expands Digital Labels and Packaging Capacity with New HP Indigo 20000 Digital Press
05.12.2020

Mepco Label Systems, a leading label printer in the United States, is expanding its digital labels and packaging production capacity with the installation of an HP Indigo 20000 Digital Press. The new HP Indigo was...

PCMC Signature Series (380V-s) Wide-Web Press Installed at J.J. Collins Printers
05.12.2020

Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC)—part of the Barry-Wehmiller Converting Solutions Platform and a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of print technologies—announced the recent installation of the new Signature Series (380V-s) wide-web, high-speed offset...

NOVA Chemicals and Enerkem Collaborate to Close the Loop on Plastics Recycling
05.11.2020

Two Canadian companies will collaborate on innovative technology to close the loop on recycling and drive a plastics circular economy. NOVA Chemicals Corporation, a leading producer of chemicals and plastic resins, and Enerkem Inc., a...

Koenig & Bauer Publishes its Q1 Report 2020
05.07.2020

Whereas Koenig & Bauer was able to achieve a sound group order intake of €271.5m in the first quarter of 2020, the coronavirus pandemic, which has been spreading rapidly since January, has already had a...

ProAmpac Launches ProActive Sustainability® Website
05.07.2020

ProAmpac, the flexible packaging leader, announced the launch of its ProActive Sustainability® website, www.proampac.com/sustainability. “This new site summarizes ProAmpac’s three-pronged approach to sustainability: our portfolio of award-winning sustainable packaging innovations; our approach to responsible operations;...

Are We Heading Back Towards Single-use Plastic Because of Coronavirus?
05.07.2020

The battle against plastic pollution has rapidly gained momentum in recent years. Our 2018 report – Plastics phase-out: exposure through the value chain – analysed the challenges across sectors beyond the use of carrier bags,...

Syntegon Building on Stable Business Performance and Implementing New Measures During the Coronavirus Crisis
05.07.2020

The process and packaging technology specialist Syntegon, formerly Bosch Packaging Technology, reported stable business performance in 2019. Sales increased to 1.33 billion euros (2018: 1.28 billion euros), and new orders also rose slightly. In the...

What a Sustainable Circular Economy Would Look Like
05.06.2020

More than 100 billion tonnes of materials entered the global economy in 2017 to generate power, build infrastructure and homes, produce food, and provide consumer goods such as clothes and phones. There are now more...

Euromonitor International: Understanding the Impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19)
05.06.2020

Euromonitor International's research analysts and analytics teams are monitoring the impact of COVID-19 to better assess the short and long term effects on economic scenarios, product categories, pricing, stock availability and consumer behavior. They developed...

Monadnock Paper Mills and Spectrum Packaging Corporation Partner to Produce Multi-Substrate, High-End Retail Sample Kit
05.06.2020

Monadnock Paper Mills, Inc., the oldest continuously operating paper mill in the U.S., and Spectrum Packaging Corporation, a specialty folding-carton package printer, have partnered to create an interactive sample kit highlighting myriad decorative techniques and...

Brook & Whittle Expands Shrink Sleeve Label Capability
05.06.2020

Brook and Whittle Holdings, Corp., a leading provider of pressure sensitive and shrink sleeve prime labels, has expanded its shrink sleeve capabilities with the acquisition of a label converting facility in Croydon, Pennsylvania. Croydon manufactures...

BW Flexible Systems Brand Schib Lends Equipment to Package Face Masks
05.05.2020

Schib Packaging, one of BW Flexible Systems’ flexible packaging brands, is lending a CO-50 flow wrapper machine to an Italian-based contractor, at no cost, to package face masks meant to help combat the spread of...

COVID-19 Spurs Wave of Changes in Consumer Shopping Behavior
05.05.2020

Consumer survey documents quickly shifting food shopping behaviors in response to COVID-19 and explores whether these habits will continue post-pandemic. Since early March, when the COVID-19 pandemic first began affecting consumers’ shopping habits, Consumer Packaged...

Sealed Air Reports Q1 2020 Results
05.05.2020

Sealed Air Corporation announced financial results for the first quarter 2020. “Our purpose ‘to protect, to solve critical packaging challenges, and to leave our world better than we found it’ is more powerful now than...

Keeping Up with E-commerce Expansion
05.05.2020

As consumers demand greater convenience, e-commerce sales continue to rise. According to the 2019 Internet Retailer Top 1000 Report, consumers spent $517.36 billion online with U.S. merchants in 2018, up from $449.88 billion spent the...

Winpak Reports 2020 First Quarter Results
05.05.2020

Winpak Ltd. reports consolidated results in US dollars for the first quarter of 2020, which ended on March 29, 2020. Winpak Ltd. manufactures and distributes high-quality packaging materials and related packaging machines. The Company's products...

Digital Printing - Enabling the ‘Connected Factory’ of the Future
05.05.2020

The world of packaging is facing many changes. The drivers behind these changes include new routes to market such as e-commerce, new supply chain models like multichannel supply, but also new regulatory and sustainability requirements...

Nosco Announces Purchase of Karlville Pouching Machine
05.05.2020

Nosco recently announced that it will purchase a Karlville KS-DSUP-400 Pouching Machine for its flexible packaging operation in Carrollton, Texas. Through this investment, the company will gain the ability to control the entire manufacturing process...

Consumers Voice Concerns about Food Safety
04.27.2020

As the global pandemic continues to elevate both business pressures and public scrutiny on every industry – from healthcare, to retail operations, to personal care services – it has also transformed American attitudes toward an...

Trends In Pet Food Packaging and Their Impact on Packaging Machinery Design
04.16.2020

A new study from PMMI Business Intelligence details next generation processing and packaging equipment needs for pet food manufacturers responding to consumer trends like sustainability, the humanization of pet food, and e-commerce. The 30-page study,...

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